OPENING CEREMONY

Opening

Amader Ei Jibano Gaan is an audio visual extravaganza delineating the journey of ours – the Bengali Americans - through various experiences of life - growing up in Bengal, followed by  migrating to USA and finally embracing a new culture in a distant land. The show will rekindle our emotions, take us to a new level of introspection and motivate us to rejoice our existence in our new homeland.

The dance choreography has been designed and composed by Sapphire Creation Dance Company - the renowned dance company of Kolkata, led by distinguished dance choreographer Sudarshan Chakrabarty.

The musical compositions have been developed by Soumen Nandi – a well-known young singer, and SaReGaMa finalist from Kolkata.  The songs for the opening ceremony have been rendered by celebratedSaReGaMa finalist singers including Jimut Roy, Chandrika Bhattacharya, Poushali Banerjee, Durnibar Saha and others.

Musical direction for the opening ceremony has been provided by Dishari Chakrabarty  -- a young energetic music director from Kolkata. Dishari has worked with the legendary actor  Soumitra Chatterjee and eminent Bengali playwright-director, Bratya Basu, among others, in their productions.